Anderson, A.: How to Become a Conjurer
©1894 Frank Tousey, Publisher, NY
Softcover, 62 pages
How to Become a
              Conjurer
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A. Anderson: How to Become a Conjurer

Comments: "Containing Tricks with Dominoes, Balls, Hats, etc."

Contents:

3 Description of Appliances
3 The Magic Wand: described
3 The Magician's Table: different models
5 The Magician's Dress

6 Tricks with Dominoes and Dice
6 To Arrange a Row of Dominoes Face Downwards on the Table, and On Returning to the Room to Turn Up a Domino Whose Points Shall Indicate How Many Have Been Moved in Your Absence
8 To Allow Any Person In Your Absence To Arrange The Dominoes In A Bow, Face Downwards, And On Your Return To Name Blindfold, Or Without Entering The Boom, The End Numbers Of The Row
9 To Change, Invisibly, The Numbers Shown On Either Face Of A Pair Of Dice
11 To Name, Without Seeing Them, The Points Of A Pair Of Dice

12 The Cups and Balls
14 To Palm the Ball
14 - First Method
15 - Second Method
16 - Third Method
16 To Reproduce the Palmed Ball at the End of the Fingers
16 To Secretly Introduce the Palmed Ball Under the Cup
18 To Simulate the Action of Placing a Ball Under a Cup
18 To Produce a Ball from the Wand
19 To Return a Ball Into the Wand
20 To Pass One Cup Through Another
21 Introductory Address: patter
22 Pass 1 - Having Placed A Ball Under Each Cup, To Draw It Out Again Without Lifting The Cup
24 Pass 2 - To Make A Ball Travel Invisibly From Cup To Cup
24 Pass 3 - Having Placed A Ball Under Each Of The End Cups, To Make Them Pass Successively Under The Middle Cup
25 Pass 4 - Having Placed Two Palls Under The Middle Cup, To Make Them Pass Under The Two Outer Ones
26 Pass 5 - To Pass Three Balls In Succession Under One Cup
27 Pass 6 - To Place Three Balls One After The Other Upon The Top Of One Of The Cups, And To Make Them Fall Through The Cup On To The Table
27 Pass 7 - To Pass Three Balls In Succession Upwards Through The Table Into One Of The Cups
28 Pass 8 - To Pass Two Balls In Succession From One Cup To Another Without Touching Them
29 Pass 9 - To Make Three Balls In Succession Pass Under The Middle Cup
30 Pass 10 - The "Multiplication" Pass
31 Pass 11 - To Transform, The Small Palis To Larger Ones
32 Pass 12 - To again Transform the Balls to still Larger Ones

35 Ball Tricks Requiring Special Apparatus
35 The Pass
35 - First Method
35 - Second Method
36 To Vanish a Large Ball With the Aid of the Table
36 - First Method
36 - Second Method
37 - Third Method
37 - Fourth Method
37 The Ball Box
39 The Red and Black Ball Vases
41 Morison's Pill-Box
43 The Ball Which Changes To a Rose
45 The Obedient Ball

47 Hat Tricks
47 The Cannon-Balls in the Hat
52 The Hundred Goblets From a Hat
53 A Dozen Babies from a Hat
53 The Magic Reticules: purses
55 The Drums From the Hat
56 The Birdcages From the Hat
58 The Cake Or Pudding In the Hat
59 The Welsh Rabbit



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